#Universal Credit

  • Article: Food Bank Use Hits Record High in the UK (Again)

    Food Bank Use Hits Record High in the UK (Again)

    By James Hitchings-Hales|April 25, 2019

    1.6 million food parcels were given in the last year around Britain — the highest ever. Read more

  • Article: British Children in Poverty Could Soon Hit ‘Record High’

    British Children in Poverty Could Soon Hit ‘Record High’

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Feb. 20, 2019

    It’s already bad — but a new report says it could soon get a whole lot worse. Read more

  • Article: Plastic Tax, Mental Health, and Everything Else You Need to Know About UK Budget 2018

    Plastic Tax, Mental Health, and Everything Else You Need to Know About UK Budget 2018

    By Imogen Calderwood|Oct. 30, 2018

    What does the Autumn Budget mean for Global Citizens? Read more

  • Article: 4.5 Million Children Live in Poverty in the UK

    4.5 Million Children Live in Poverty in the UK

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Sept. 17, 2018

    A new study has learned some shocking lessons. Read more

  • Article: Tory MP Breaks Down Over 'Desperate' Story of Family Invited to a Funeral Just so They Could Eat

    Tory MP Breaks Down Over 'Desperate' Story of Family Invited to a Funeral Just so They Could Eat

    By Imogen Calderwood|Dec. 6, 2017

    The family's “destitution” was caused by the rollout of universal credit. Read more

  • Article: Universal Credit Puts 41,000 Children At Risk of Destitution by Christmas, Warns Housing Trust

    Universal Credit Puts 41,000 Children At Risk of Destitution by Christmas, Warns Housing Trust

    By Imogen Calderwood|Nov. 7, 2017

    And food banks say they could struggle to meet demand. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ways Universal Credit Will Hurt Britain’s Most Vulnerable People

    5 Ways Universal Credit Will Hurt Britain’s Most Vulnerable People

    By James Hitchings-Hales|Oct. 10, 2017

    Wtf is universal credit, anyway? Read more